Exhibiting artworks across Downtown, the new initiative by Emaar has taken people in Dubai by surprise by displaying a large floating object at the Dubai Mall waterfront.
Time is being represented by the large object
Created by renowned sculptor and artist Janet Echelman, the object is a representation of time titled ‘1.78’, the exact number by which a day’s time was reduced after an earthquake struck eight years ago. Her artwork has been displayed in cities like Madrid and Beijing,
Several art projects have come up in Downtown
Part of ‘Art Emaar’ initiative, they’ve come up with projects like ‘Wave-Field, ‘100 colours’, ‘Skyward’ and many such projects on display across Downtown. Inside Dubai Mall, they had artworks like ‘Museum of the Moon’, ‘Plexus A21’ and ‘Skyward on display. The most recent was ‘Skyward’, it was made of 20,000 balloons designed into spirals.
Downtown Dubai recently held the ‘Infinity War’ countdown
Last week, visitors at Downtown were amazed by Burj Khalifa’s campaign marking the number of days remaining for the release of the much-awaited film ‘Avengers: Infinity War.’ The countdown was marked every evening on Burj Khalifa themed to a superhero part of the film.